Optical Sales Representative

Triangle Visions Optometry - Hillsborough, NC
Posted: March 12, 2018

Position: Optical Sales Consultant

Employment Type: Full-Time

Industry: Healthcare / Retail

Reports to: General Manager

Hours: Must be able to work within a retail office schedule including occasional Saturdays.



A rewarding position for an individual that is highly organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented and customer-service focused.  Responsible for selling eyewear products, handling administration and medical pretesting duties to a loyal customer base where patient care always comes first.  Ability to float between departments and offices is crucial.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Greet all office guests in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Interpret eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions written by our optometrists or referring doctors.
  • Educate patients on their individual insurance coverage and options.
  • Strong sense of fashion and trends to assist patient with selection of eyewear that compliments their style and personality.
  • Understand how the patient uses their eyes on a daily basis to assist them in selecting the best lenses for their visual needs.
  • Proper use of optical measurement devices including; pupilometer, pupillary distance ruler, m’eyeFit™ Digital Measuring System and lensometer.
  • Accurately process patient payment transactions using point of sale software.
  • Dispense optical eyewear in accordance with professional standards that ensures a patient for life.
  • Adjust and repair eyewear as needed.
  • Efficiently move between all departments and offices as needed.
  • Achieve established sales goals and objectives.
  • All other duties as assigned by management.


  • AA or BA/BS desired
  • 1-3 years prior optical or retail experience preferred, but not required.
  • Adaptable and flexible with the ability to multi-task.
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented.
  • Interest in healthcare and fashion
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must present a fashionable and professional appearance
  • In city travel required.

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